Lower Makefield Township, PA. DUI, Drug, Assault Criminal Defense Attorney – Keith McAndrews Legal
Lower Makefield Township located in Bucks County, Pennsylvania is sometimes referred to as Yardley, due to the location of Yardley Borough that surrounds the area. However, Yardley Borough is smaller in both population and land area, and is bordered by Lower Makefield on three sides along with the Delaware River.
Lower Makefield Township is located in the Philadelphia Metropolitan Area., also known as the Delaware Valley. Lower Makefield’s crime rate is the lowest in the Philadelphia metropolitan area. Lower Makefield is a desirable community given its proximity to Philadelphia and New Jersey. Lower Makefield borders the Delaware River which separates the town from New Jersey. Bordering towns and cities in New Jersey are Hopewell Township, Ewing Township and Trenton.
Sexual Assault in Pennsylvania
Sexual assault is a serious crime in Pennsylvania. Sexual assault is defined as a person engaging in sexual intercourse with another person without their consent. Statutory sexual assault is if the victim was under 16 years of age, and the defendant is more than four years older than the victim, and they were not married to each other at the time of the offense.
A sex crime conviction can result in devastating life-long consequences, both personally and professionally. An individual convicted of a sex crime often faces a lengthy prison sentence, loss of employment, and mandatory registration as a sex offender.
If you have been charged with sexual assault in Lower Makefield Township, PA., contact the experienced lawyers at Keith McAndrews Legal.